AUSTIN (KXAN) — A 17-year-old Round Rock girl was killed and another injured in a crash Thursday evening after a truck driven by another young woman hit their car, according to a news release from Texas Highway Patrol.
Tonya Olsze and Alexia Scordelis, both 17 years old, were headed southbound in a Plymouth Neon on County Road 117 near Bluffstone Drive in Round Rock.
State troopers say Olsze, who was driving, tried to make a left turn on Bluffstone Drive in front of a Chevy Silverado driven by Jasmine Olguin, 19, of Austin. The truck struck the car on the passenger side.
The relatives of an overseas-based Guyanese who died in Berbice earlier this month, have called on the police to launch an investigation into his death as they claim that before he succumbed, he had told his siblings that he was beaten.
A probe has since been launched into the death of Kamalodeen Abrahim, also known as ‘Raheem’, 62, who died at the New Amsterdam Public Hospital on February 6. The man was admitted to the hospital on February 1 after his siblings discovered that he had sustained some injuries.
His sister, Bebi Raseeda Amin, of Fyrish Village, Corentyne, yesterday explained that her brother migrated to the US some 30 years ago and returned on vacation several months ago. She said that he was staying at his Whim Village, Corentyne home.
The woman related that she saw her brother during his vacation as he would often visit her. However, in early February, someone told
APPLETON – The Appleton Police Department is investigating the suspicious death of a woman on the city’s south side.
Officers were dispatched about 3 p.m. Thursday to check on the welfare of the woman, a press release from the police department said. Officers worked throughout the day to try and locate the woman but were unsuccessful.
Just after 1:15 a.m. Friday, officers entered an apartment in the 200 block of Valley Road where they found the woman dead. The cause of the death remains unknown at this point in the investigation, police said.
Police officers have launched an investigation into the suspicious death of a mentally ill resident of a home for the elderly in Arima after she suffered severe burns and was only taken for treatment five days after the incident.
Investigators said they have since uncovered a house of horror where over 10 residents, including mentally-ill people, were living in squalid conditions.
Police were called in by hospital authorities after Margaret Thomas was admitted to the Arima District Hospital on February 3.
Thomas, a mental out-patient, was registered under a false name and relatives only found out about her death a day after she died.
An autopsy revealed that Thomas died from sepsis and burns.
Tissue samples were also taken for further forensic histology testing.
Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that arises when the body’s response to infection causes injury to its own tissues and organs.